Norman Minnick is the author of two poetry collections, including To Taste the Water, winner of the First Series Award for Poetry from Mid-List Press. He edited Between Water and Song: New Poets for the Twenty-First Century. Minnick received his M.F.A. from Florida International University. He taught at Butler University, and has been a featured reader at Poets House, Robert Bly’s Great Mother Conference, RopeWalk, Block Island Poetry Project, and other universities and book festivals. He lives in Indianapolis, Indiana.